Heartwood Folk School Classes

Welcome to the Heartwood Folk School of Pender Island, B.C., Canada!

 

1.  UPCOMING CLASSES  – see HERE 

2.  PAST CLASSES  see highlights below (click class titles)

3.  Classes on OTHER ISLANDS – see Gulf Islands Events

 

2017 November – Creating & Sustaining an ARTISTIC Island Enterprise

 

 

 

2017 October – Co-op Model Presentation – Making A Sustainable Living Series

 

2017 Sept – The “Just Good Enough Business Plan” – What you REALLY need to know

 

2017 June – Amazing Living Soil (for Food Growers)

 

2017 April – Herb Growing & Gathering with Master Herbalist Don Ollsin

 

2017 March – Solar Photovoltaics: Global Perspectives, Local Solutions

 

2017 March – Bee in Your Garden Pollinator class

 

2017 February – Homeopathic First Aid 101

 

2017 February – Blacksmithing Basics

 

2017January – Heartwood Health & Happiness Hoedown

 

2016october – First Nations Cedar Basket Making

 

2016january – Introductory Homeopathy Classes

 

2015october – Building Simple Hoop Greenhouses

 

2015june – Food Preservation (Fermenting, Drying, Root Cellars & Canning

 

2015may – Do-It-Yourself Solar Hot Water, Passive Solar & Heat Recovery

 

2015april – Wilderness & Nature Skills

 

2015march – Practical Solar Photovoltaics

 

2015february – First Nations Pine Needle Basketry Classes

 

2015january – Composting Basics, and Soil Building

 

2014nov – Your First Food Garden, and Organic Growing

 

2014nov – Heat Pump, Wind, Water & Geothermal Energy – Local Options

 

2014nov – Solar Thermal & Photovoltaic – Intro to New Options & Incentives

 

2014septoct – Carpentry and Woodworking for Beginners

 

2014july – Practical & Computer Accounting for Local Groups & Enterprises

 

2014june – Top 20 Herbs to Wildcraft or Grow for our Health

 

2014june – Creating a Mushroom/Fungi Mixed Garden

 

2014march – Knitting & Wool Learning Day with Coast Salish Teachers

 

2013june – Fruit Trees & Fruit Juicing Workshop

 

2013march – Nettlefest Wild Plant Workshop & Community Dinner

 

2013feb – Innovation & Social Enterprise Workshop

 

2013january – Poultry Raising Workshop

 

2012november17-Energy Day workshop summary and poster

 

2012september29-Seed Saving Workshop and poster

 

Educational DVD/Film: Youth & Elders – Wisdom for a Brighter Future!

 

2012february 28 and 29 School Nut Tree Planting

 

2011November22-Solar Water Heating Information Meeting

 

2011November Energy Day summary and poster

ARTICLES ON PAST CLASSES

PCT-2011sept29-Energy Group Minutes

2011apr22-Release of Pender Energy Research Report

2011mar5-Let’s Grow More Food on Pender MINUTES

2010june10-Brighter Future Pender Show poster